Daily Mail - Great Britain

Meet the mother who saved her daughter’s life by LYING to doctors

Sitting in A&E with her young daughter perched on her lap, Amanda Davies was about to tell the doctors a lie – to save her daughter’s life.

Posted on 1 December 2015 @ 9:10 am

Hospitals in chaos after junior doctors’ strike is called off after 11th hour deal – but 3,000 operations and 17,500 appointments have already been cancelled 

Three strikes planned by the British Medical Association – including a walkout today- were cancelled last night while further negotiations take place. But it was too late to avoid massive disruption.

Posted on 1 December 2015 @ 9:09 am

Commuter Kara Florish is handed a card from ‘Overweight Haters Ltd’

Kara Florish, 30, of Southend-on-Sea, Essex, shared a picture of the card she was given by someone working for ‘Overweight Haters Ltd’, on Facebook.

Posted on 1 December 2015 @ 9:06 am

Benefits fraudster John Gallagher who sublet his council house is evicted

John Gallagher, 64, was jailed in August after a court heard he could have raked in nearly £50,000 a year in rent and benefits from the house in Fulham, west London. He has finally been evicted.

Posted on 1 December 2015 @ 9:02 am

Global warming summit will produce ‘300,000 TONS of C02′ as 50,000 people travel to Paris

Around 50,000 people including world leaders, businesses and activists are expected to travel from across the globe for the two-week conference in Paris which started today.

Posted on 1 December 2015 @ 9:02 am

Facebook at bedtime can see school exam results fall by 20%

The researchers, from University College London, said parents are right to be worried about the effects on youngsters of chatting with friends on social media before going to sleep.

Posted on 1 December 2015 @ 9:02 am

Labour’s Diane Abbott backs traffic scheme that would boost the value of her home

The controversial scheme would see the closure of 13 road junctions in Hackey, East London, to deal with ‘rat-running’. It would see Diane Abbott’s street become a much quieter place to live.

Posted on 1 December 2015 @ 8:56 am

Indian Express - India

Islamists rally in Egypt ahead of referendum vote, 3 killed

Islamist supporters of Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood organization added a call to boycott of the referendum.

Posted on 11 January 2014 @ 10:54 am

Over 100 houses burned down in China”s ancient Tibetan town

No casualties were reported and the cause of the fire is being investigated, the report said.

Posted on 11 January 2014 @ 10:26 am

‘India dangerous weak link in n-security”

Estimated 1,400 tons uranium and almost 500 tons of plutonium stored in around the world.

Posted on 9 January 2014 @ 8:09 pm

Parvez Musharraf’s health report shows no illness: Prosecutor

Musharraf was rushed to hospital after he developed heart problems while being driven to special court.

Posted on 9 January 2014 @ 10:44 am

Huffington Post announces creation of new online publication, THEWORLDPOST

THEWORLDPOST editorial board includes noted Indian journalist Dileep Padgaonkar.

Posted on 9 January 2014 @ 10:14 am

Earth’s atmosphere suffers from ‘nuclear hangover’

According to Alvarado, the levels were not high enough to pose a risk to human health.

Posted on 8 January 2014 @ 12:28 pm

Polar freeze turns deadly, moves to US East and South after killing 21 people

The Midwest and the East experienced temperatures colder than much of Antarctica.

Posted on 8 January 2014 @ 8:09 am

BBC - Great Britain

Prince Charles to make forest appeal

Prince Charles is to call for better protection of the world’s forests at the UN climate conference in Paris.

Posted on 1 December 2015 @ 8:43 am

Turkey challenges Russia over IS claim

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan challenges Russia to prove that Ankara shot down a Russian plane to protect oil trade with Islamic State.

Posted on 1 December 2015 @ 7:44 am

Syria vote on Wednesday, says PM

David Cameron is to ask his cabinet to endorse a one-day Commons debate and vote on Wednesday on bombing so-called Islamic State in Syria.

Posted on 1 December 2015 @ 6:56 am

EU boundary change backing urged

Scottish Borders Council is advised to back proposals to create a new European funding administrative region for southern Scotland.

Posted on 1 December 2015 @ 2:14 am

Russian TV rewrites history in Litvinenko drama

Russian TV rewrites death of Alexander Litvinenko

Posted on 1 December 2015 @ 12:46 am

Russian tourists told to seek new destinations

Russians lose their favourite tourist destination

Posted on 1 December 2015 @ 12:42 am

NI abortion law ‘breaches human rights’

The High Court in Belfast rules abortion legislation in Northern Ireland is in breach of human rights laws.

Posted on 30 November 2015 @ 10:47 pm

NPR - United States

Turkey Arrests Migrants After Agreement With European Union

The EU promised to give financial aid and to renew consideration of Turkish membership in the union. Then Turkey arrested more than a thousand migrants who were planning to sail to Greece.

Posted on 30 November 2015 @ 10:32 pm

As Paris Summit Begins, What Would A Successful Climate Deal Look Like?

NPR’s Ari Shapiro talks with Jennifer Morgan, global director of the Climate Program at the World Resources Institute. They discuss what success in Paris would be and what has to happen afterward.

Posted on 30 November 2015 @ 10:19 pm

China’s Renminbi Gets A Stamp Of Approval From The IMF

The IMF’s decision to add the renminbi, also called the yuan, to its basket of reserve currencies is a new mark of prestige for the world’s second-largest economy.

Posted on 30 November 2015 @ 9:55 pm

Paris Continues To Recover As Global Leaders Attend Climate Summit

The United Nations climate summit opened Monday with more than 130 world leaders expected to attend. Its a huge security challenge for a city still recovering from the November 13th terror attacks.

Posted on 30 November 2015 @ 9:12 pm

IMF Prepares To Add China’s Yuan To List Of Reserve Currencies

The International Monetary Fund says it is preparing to add China’s currency, the yuan, to its list of reserve currencies. The move could help China’s economy in the long run, but it would also require China to become more transparent about its monetary policies.

Posted on 30 November 2015 @ 9:12 pm

Record Breaking Smog In China, India Underlines Climate Summit In Paris

India and China’s capitals suffer from record breaking smog as the summit to limit greenhouse gas emissions kicks off in Paris Monday.

Posted on 30 November 2015 @ 9:12 pm

Obama Calls For Decisive Action Against Climate Change At Paris Summit

At a summit in Paris, President Obama urged his fellow leaders to take decisive action against climate change. But some countries — like India — face competing interests.

Posted on 30 November 2015 @ 9:12 pm

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Voice of America - US Government

Indonesia: Crew’s Response to Faulty System Caused AirAsia Crash

Indonesian investigators said Tuesday a faulty system on an AirAsia flight led pilots to take actions that caused them to lose control of the jet that crashed into the Java Sea last December.

In its final report, the National Transportation Safety Committee said the Airbus A320’s flight control system had a cracked solder joint that set off alarms.

“Subsequent flight crew action resulted in inability to control the aircraft,” the committee said in a report.  The…

Posted on 1 December 2015 @ 8:17 am

WHO Urges Antiretroviral Treatment for All With HIV

The World Health Organization is marking World AIDS Day on Tuesday by emphasizing the need to expand antiretroviral therapy to all those living with HIV.

The U.N. health agency says about 16 million of the 37 million people living with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, are currently taking the combination of drugs and that universal use is the way to end the AIDS epidemic within a generation.

It cited studies that show people who start the treatment shortly after acquiring the virus are…

Posted on 1 December 2015 @ 7:19 am

Slow Demand, China Supply Chain Gains Send Taiwan into Recession

Taiwan has fallen into economic recession after two quarters of decline in the value of goods and services produced. The world’s 19th largest economy says it is losing its edge to the fast-growing manufacturing center China. Taiwan’s major export markets are also not buying as much as they once did from Taiwan.

Taiwan’s half-trillion-dollar economy has been all but synonymous with exports for decades. But according to the definition of many economists, the Asian Pacific island that…

Posted on 1 December 2015 @ 5:24 am

Higher Cigarette Taxes Associated with Lower Infant Death Rate

Governments impose taxes on cigarettes in part as a public health measure, to encourage people to stop smoking. But a new study suggests the high cost may also lead to lower infant mortality.

Higher cigarette taxes are already associated with lower rates of smoking during pregnancy, and fewer health problems for newborns, such as low birth weight, prematurity and birth defects. This study, published in the journal Pediatrics, is the first to evaluate the impact of those taxes on infant…

Posted on 1 December 2015 @ 5:21 am

Colorado Shooting Suspect Appears in Court

The suspect in a deadly shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado is being held without bond on charges of first degree murder. Robert Lewis Dear appeared in court Monday where he was advised of multiple charges against him, including murder and attempted murder. Three people were killed and nine others were wounded in the gun attack Friday at the Colorado Springs clinic that provides services to low-income women. Zlatica Hoke reports.

Posted on 1 December 2015 @ 5:20 am

Kaboré Wins Burkina Faso Presidency

In Burkina Faso, former prime minister Roch Marc Christian Kaboré won Sunday’s presidential elections on the first round with a clear majority of the vote. He becomes the first new president of the country in almost three decades.

The provisional results of the presidential elections in Burkina were announced just a few minutes before midnight Monday.

“Candidate Roch Marc Christian Kaboré gathers 53.49 percent of the vote,” said a speaker from the electoral…

Posted on 1 December 2015 @ 3:52 am

European Satellite to Test Method to Find Ripples in Space, Time

An experimental satellite slated for launch on Wednesday will test a technique to detect ripples in space and across time, adding a new perspective for viewing and understanding the universe.

From a vantage point 93 million miles (1.5 million kilometers) from Earth, the European-built spacecraft, known as LISA Pathfinder, is expected to break ground in the search for the ripples, known as gravitational waves, caused by fast-moving, massive celestial objects such as merging black…

Posted on 1 December 2015 @ 3:30 am

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